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Approximately 9000 homes were destroyed or damaged in Cyclone Tracy.

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How many homes did Cyclone Tracy destroy?

Cyclone Tracy destroyed 9,000 homes out of a city of about 12,000 residences.

How many houses were destroyed in Cyclone Tracy?

9,000 Darwin homes were destroyed by Cyclone Tracy, out of the city's total of 12,000 homes. This figure does not include the shanty homes inhabited by the Aborigines on the city's fringes. Many of them were simply not counted, because it is unknown how many there were.

What happened to the houses during cyclone Tracy?

Many of the homes and other buidings were blown to piece by the storm.

Which was the largest cyclone in the world?

Cyclone Tracy is the only cyclone to have directly hit and damaged Darwin, to date. Many cyclones circulate in the waters east and west of Darwin each year. Only four have caused significant damage in and around Darwin, and these occurred in 1897 (when the city was still known as Palmerston); 1917; 1937; and 1974.

What happened to Darwin harbor after Cyclone Tracy hit?

When Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin Harbour, there were many fishing vessels which were damaged, with loss of life. Some 16 people who were aboard the vessels at sea disappeared; their bodies were never found.

How many people were left homeless after Cyclone Tracy?

Three quarters of the population of Darwin were left homeless. 9,000 homes were destroyed, out of a city which had 12,000 residences. Prior to the cyclone, Darwin had around 43,500 people, but after Tracy hit, approximately 30,000 were homeless.

How many donations was Queensland given from Cyclone Tracy?

None. Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin in the Northern Territory, not Queensland, in 1974.

How many houses stayed standing in Cyclone Tracy?

Approximately 3000 houses remained standing. 9,000 homes were destroyed out of a city of 12,000 residences.

How many hours did Cyclone Tracy last?

Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin just after midnight on Christmas Day in 1974 and lasted until about 7:00 am.

How many people were killed when Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin?

In Darwin, 65 people got killed in Cyclone Tracy, either killed in the city or drowned at sea.

How many animals were killed in Cyclone Tracy?

It is impossible to know how many pets died and how much wildlife was killed during Cyclone Tracy. Some estimates suggest that as many as 20,000 livestock animals died.

How many people survived cyclone Tracy?

35,000 people were evacuated prior to the cyclone hitting but i don't know how many people survived.